Civet Coffee is the most expensive coffee in the world. And of course, the best place to try Civet Coffee is from where it’s made.
After visiting the Mt. Apo Highland Resort, we went straight to the Mt. Apo Civet Coffee Farm to get a closer look on the place where Civet Coffee is made. Its location is at the foot of Mt. Apo, the highest mountain in the Philippines. Its soil is perfect for growing coffee beans. Read more »
22 Prime at Discovery Suites is known for their steaks. The Cochinillo Asado, as an addition to their menu, is a welcoming change. Thanks to Discovery Suites for inviting me to try this out.
The Cochinillo Asado is a suckling pig dish that is slowly roasted. The result of this is that the skin of the pork is crispy but the meat is juicy and tender. 22 Prime’s Cochinillo Asado is served with spring asparagus, and garlic-roasted potatoes. The sauce for the Cochinillo Asado is their home-made peach chutney. Be sure to taste it first without the peach chutney. The peach chutney adds contrast to the tasty Cochinillo Asado. Read more »
Ilustrado is a Filipino/Spanish restaurant located in the heart of Intramuros. I went there for the launching of the Malolos Heritage Cuisine, which they are currently offering and it will run until June 30, 2012 only. The Malolos Heritage Cuisine offering is an outcome of the partnership of Ilustrado with Dez Bautista, an artist, historian and culinary expert from Malolos, Bulacan. Dez Bautista belongs to the well-known Bautista clan who owns the Bautista ancestral house in Malolos. Read more »
After a long trip from the Kapatagan Valley, we headed to SM Davao to have dinner at Piyesta KTV and Restobar. It was just opened this year. They have rooms for KTV where each room is named after a Philippine fiesta. I like the concept of the restobar because it promotes Philippine fiestas and Filipino dishes too. Read more »